Hosta 'Barbara' in the Hostas Database

Also sold as:
DSM #10

Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: David Stone/Pete Ruh
Year of Registration: 1987

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: unknown

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June 15, 2013

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